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Several factors still impede true and lasting reconciliationhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7925Several factors still impede true and lasting reconciliationChris JonesWednesday (16 December) is Reconciliation Day. In an opinion piece for News24, Dr Chris Jones writes about the factors that still impede true and lasting reconciliation.
International Anti-Corruption Day: We must continue to fight corruptionhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7888International Anti-Corruption Day: We must continue to fight corruptionCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & BemarkingWednesday (9 December) is International Anti-Corruption Day. In opinion pieces for the media, Dr Chris Jones and Profs Evangelos Mantzaris & Pregala Pillay urge South Africans to keep on fighting against corruption because our democracy is at stake.
Gender-based violence is all of our problem http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7845Gender-based violence is all of our problem Juliana ClaassensDuring the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign (25 November to 10 December), we should keep in mind that gender-based violence is all of our problem.
Partnerships crucial to expand digital learning during pandemichttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7809Partnerships crucial to expand digital learning during pandemicChris JonesPartnerships between various role-players in education and civil society organisations can help ensure that more children in South Africa have access to digital learning.
We should cultivate healthier social media habitshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7768We should cultivate healthier social media habitsDion Forster We should cultivate healthier social media habits that are aligned to our better values, writes Prof Dion Forster from the Department of Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology) in an article for The Conversation.
Social and environmental justice can help eradicate povertyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7759Social and environmental justice can help eradicate povertyChris JonesOn Saturday (17 October), the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed. In an opinion piece for Daily Maverick, Dr Chris Jones writes that we need to achieve social and environmental justice to help eradicate poverty.
Prof Anita Cloete is on a mission to empower youth http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7696Prof Anita Cloete is on a mission to empower youth Corporate Communication/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Rozanne Engel]Faith-based communities need to engage with young people outside of formal religious institutions, showing interest in their everyday lives and challenges.
We must defend democracyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7677We must defend democracyChris Jones & Nicola de JagerTuesday (15 September) is the International Day of Democracy. In opinion pieces for the media, Dr Chris Jones (Unit for Moral Leadership) and Prof Nicola de Jager (Political Science) write about the importance of defending democracy.
Women-led research unit empowering women and their communities http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7638Women-led research unit empowering women and their communities Corporate Communication/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Rozanne Engel]The issue of gender-based violence (GBV) has become synonymous with South African life. One research unit at Stellenbosch University (SU) has set out to help understand and prevent this violence against women.
#WomenofSU: Empowering communities through research and faithhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=7600#WomenofSU: Empowering communities through research and faithCorporate Communication/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie [Rozanne Engel]For Prof Nadine Bowers-du Toit, playing a constructive role in the transformation of Stellenbosch University (SU) and broader society has always been one of her biggest commitments.